BFS

Sadry Bouhejba

Chief Investment Officer

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Sadry Bouhejba

Chief Investment Officer

After graduating from masters in Advanced Financial Mathematics and Asset Management from the university of Dauphine in Paris, Sadry started his career in the equity and derivative trading desk of a major investment bank.

Later, he expanded his expertise in the portfolio management by joining a french well known Hedge Fund.

He developed a deep interest for the blockchain technologies and founded his own consulting firm in 2017.

Antonino Ristagno

Chief Operating Officer

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Antonino Ristagno

Chief Operating Officer

Antonino is an entrepreneur with a proven background in Process, Organization and Management. Antonino has a Master Degree from Ecole Nationale d'Ingénieurs de Metz and is polyglot.

Since 2016, Antonino has started in Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Ecosystem.

Edouard Planchat

Chief Business Development

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Edouard Planchat

Relationships Manager

Edouard is a fintech enthusiast with a background in Program Management.

Previously, he supported a Swiss multi-family office working on structuring large, multinational projects and launched eWan Alliance, a community of private investors and a Geneva-based Finance and Technology business club.

He earned his MS from the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland and helps manage finances and administration for DFINITY Operation SA and Neo Tracker SA as a Board Member

Gian Bochsler

Founder

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Gian Bochsler

Founder

Cofounder of bity.com; Board member to the Dfinity Foundation, Gian Bochsler is a driving force in our community.

Among the earliest investors in the Blockchain space, Gian is renowned for a diversified role, making him one of the most sought after mentors in the domain

Debora Polla

Board member & Head of Administration

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Debora Polla

Board member & Head of Administration

Graduate of Commerce, Debora works since 7 years for M. Bochsler real estate group taking care of the administration among various companies active in development, construction and management.

Nicolas Motillon

Developer

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Nicolas Motillon

Developer

Nicolas graduated from SUPINFO International Univesity and worked as a Software Engineer in major French companies in the Healthcare and Telecom domains.

He is deeply interested in distributed ledgers technologies since 2015.

Gregory Blant

Sales

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Gregory Blant

Sales

Hortense de Touchet

Analyst / Strategist

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Hortense de Touchet

Analyst / Strategist

After graduating from masters in Asset Management from the university of Dauphine in Paris, Hortense worked as sales and analyst at several major investment banks in Paris.

Later, she joined a top tier consulting firm and led strategic transformation projects for international banks.

She developed a deep interest for the blockchain technologies, and joined BFS in 2019.

Investment Research Committee

Alexey Akhunov +

Alexey Akhunov

Alexey completed his PhD in Russia in 2014 before working at 4 investment banks, developing, deploying, and supporting trading systems in bonds, interest rate derivatives, futures and options, currencies, commodities, and stocks.

He became interested in Bitcoin and subsequently other cryptocurrency projects starting from 2012. In June 2017, Alexey moved into full time work related to cryptocurrency projects, first as a security auditor, then as an Ethereum Core developer and consultant to blockchain startups.

Jack Du Rose +

Jack Du Rose

Co-founder of & CEO of Colony

Colony is infrastructure for the future of the firm: self-organizing companies that run via smart contracts, not paperwork. Colony provides a robust cryptoeconomic protocol for the creation, management, and operation of open, decentralised, trustless companies.

Before becoming fascinated by the potential of blockchain technology, Jack founded a high end fine jewellery brand pioneering new Computer Aided Design and 3D printing techniques in the jewellery industry, such as in designing Damien Hirst's $100m diamond skull, "For the Love of God".

Bio

Kosala Hemachandra +

Kosala Hemachandra

Founder/CEO of MyEtherWallet and enKrypt

Kosala is an experienced Founder with a demonstrated history of working in the Computer Software industry. Skilled in C++, Linux, Management, Software Development, and JavaScript.

Strong business development professional with a Bachelor's degree focused in Computer Engineering from California State University, Northridge.

Alexis Roussel +

Alexis Roussel

Co-Founder/CEO of Bity

Bity is a Swiss crypto-finance services provider and gateway between the fiat and crypto worlds.

Alexis is a go-to expert in both Swiss and international media for his commentary around blockchain technology and cryptocurrency. He spoke at numerous of conferences on the topic.

Gregor Žavcer +

Gregor Žavcer

Co-founder of Datafund

Datafund is a project building a compliant data exchange and consent management.

Currently, Gregor is working on launching Fair Data Society, the non-profit complement to Datafund that reimagine a fair and ethical data economy.

Gregor has broad experience in the fields of technology and business development. He’s active in the blockchain space since 2014.

Outside Legal Counsel